H1B VISA RULES
US degree rule for H-1B visa may hurt Indian IT
An April 2018 study by the National Foundation for American Policy, a US think tank, said Amazon, Microsoft, Intel and Google were among the top 10 employers who got H-1B visa for employees in 2017.
Petition launched on White House website to save spouse work permits
IT Pro Alliance, a nonprofit which functions as an open networking platf...
Canada trumps US, opens H-1B doors to Indians
Canada is set to welcome 3,10,000 new permanent residents under the Global Skills Strategy prog...
H-1B requests cross 2 lakh, 42% likely to get visas
Out of the total applicants only about 42% will receive visas as US has a ceiling of 85,000 for new H-1B visas a year.
US may soon impose admission bonds to keep over-staying immigrants in check
Trump has ordered State Department and the Homeland Security to reduce overstays of business & tourist visitors.
USCIS sought additional information for 60% H-1B applications last quarter
In numerical terms, nearly 60,000-odd RFEs were sent during the first quarter of fiscal 2019 as opposed to 1.50 lakh during fiscal 2018 and 86,000 odd in fiscal 2017.
US talent crunch takes midcap IT to Canada, Mexico
Tough immigration policy, coupled with high cost of talent, is making it difficult for cos to find right people in US.
H1-B visa restrictions compel tech cos to hire more locals
The cost structures for Indian IT cos have been impacted due to the US policies, a Care Ratings report said.
End of career draws nearer for spouses of H-1B visa-holders
The Obama administration had in May 2015, introduced a rule known as H-4 EAD that enabled spouses to work while the principal H-1B visa holder waited for a green card.
3 Indian-origin consultants charged in US with H-1B visa fraud
The H-1B visa programme, popular among Indian technology professionals, allows foreign workers to obtain temporary authorisation to live and work for employers in the US.
In US, half of 11.7 lakh international students from India and China
Indians dominate masters courses whereas most of Chinese students have enrolled for bachelors degrees.
Donald Trump's new H-1B system is out, favours foreigners in US colleges
Trump's new decision will impact professionals who received higher education in countries like India.
USCIS reaches FY 2020 H-1B regular cap in five days, visa approvals to Indian IT down 49%
H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers.
H-1B should attract best talent: US Homeland Secretary Nielsen
The H1B visa, popular among Indian IT companies and professionals, is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers
US’ fresh rules will make it harder to secure H-1B visas
Companies too expect this new rule to be a fresh hindrance to deployment of employees for projects in the US.
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